Dennehy, Caldwell, Bosco, Naughton to Star in Long Day’s Journey 50th Anniversary Celebration

News   Dennehy, Caldwell, Bosco, Naughton to Star in Long Day’s Journey 50th Anniversary Celebration Brian Dennehy, Zoe Caldwell, Philip Bosco and James Naughton will be among the participants in a free 50th anniversary celebration of Eugene O’Neill’s play Long Day’s Journey Into Night at Circle in the Square Theatre on Dec. 11 at 7:30 PM.
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The New York Times reports the actors will read selections from Long Day’s Journey — which opened on Broadway Nov. 7, 1956 — and the O’Neill play Moon for the Misbegotten. Theodore Mann, a producer of Long Day’s Journey’s original Broadway production, will co-host the event with Paul Libin. Mann and Libin teamed to produce several O’Neill plays as co-heads of Circle in the Square. Speakers will include Mann and Elliot Martin, the original stage manager for Lond Day’s Journey.

Dennehy won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for the 2003 production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Caldwell starred as the play’s Mary Tyrone at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Kennedy Center opposite Jason Robards, Jr., and in a documentary about O’Neill. Bosco’s credits include O’Neill’s Ah, Wilderness!. Naughton starred as Edmund Tyrone in a production of Long Day’s Journey at the Promenade Theatre Off-Broadway.

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